NBA Offseason: Josh Childress To Phoenix Suns for Future Draft Pick

July 11th, 2010 by Tanner Thoms Leave a reply »
As a follow up to my last article, it is now being reported that the Suns have officially acquired form Atlanta Hawk, Josh Childress.

The Hawks will receive a 2012 second-round pick.

The deal is worth roughly $30 million over the course of five years.

I can safely say that this is an absolute steal for the Phoenix Suns. They receive a very lengthy shooting guard that can shoot the ball and rebound.

Childress is one of the best rebounding guards in the NBA today.

With the sixth pick in the 2004 draft, Atlanta took Childress, a phenomenal guard from Stanford University.

In his rookie year, Josh averaged slightly over 10 points per game, six rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game.

These stats earned him a spot on the All-rookie second team.

Childress never really established himself as a star, but he was always a very good role player that could contribute.

In July of 2008, Josh signed a three year, $20 million contract with a European basketball team known as the Olympiacos.

They also provided him with a car and house during his tenure with the ball-club.

Childress averaged 8.8 points, 4.6 ...

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